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Old 10-06-2009, 10:35 PM   #1
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Question how do i set the timing???????

how do i set the timing on my 1992 mustang?
i want to set it at 12
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Old 10-06-2009, 10:43 PM   #2
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Loosen bolt on Distributor and turn until timing light reads what you want it set at.
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Old 10-06-2009, 10:46 PM   #3
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how do i read it though?????
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:00 PM   #4
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Quote:
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Loosen bolt on Distributor and turn until timing light reads what you want it set at.
not quite.............spout must be removed first on efi models, OP read the tech articles above on how to do this
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:02 PM   #5
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whats spout?
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:15 PM   #6
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read the rest of my post!!!!!!!!!!!!! dang, do I HAVE TO spoon feed you noobs!! we have tech articles here for the last time, right above!!!

http://mustangforums.com/forum/5-0-m...ng-sticky.html
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:22 PM   #7
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yes but how do i know where are the numbers? like on my harmonic balancer it doesnt have numbers...it just has little lines
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get down there with a little wire brush and clean the rust off so you can see the 10, 20 and 30 btdc again...then mark 0 and 10 with a paint line

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Old 10-07-2009, 12:04 AM   #9
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from there i would put it 2 lines over 10 rite?
to get it at 12?
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Old 10-07-2009, 12:37 AM   #10
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each line is 2 degrees

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